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Fig. 1

From: A termite symbiotic mushroom maximizing sexual activity at growing tips of vegetative hyphae

Fig. 1

Termitomyces mushroom and Odontotermes formosanus. a Surface of the pileus showing a central umbo. b Underside of the pileus showing white gills and a centrally attached stipe. c Soil profile to show the fruiting bodies emerging from a subterranean fungus garden. d Laboratory-reared termite colony at 3.5 years with a fungus garden ca. 7 cm diam. e Queen (upper) and king (lower) on the fungus garden shown in d. Scale bars in ad = 5 cm, and e = 0.5 cm. a, b From the fruiting body T0984; c From National Museum of Natural Science, Taichung, Taiwan; and d, e from a termite colony inoculated with T0984

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